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the women. so we created the female engagement team. with our interagency partners, the u.s. department of state, danish and british governments and of course the afghans, additionally we reached out to the private sector for partnerships, and not for profits to deliver things that we weren't capable of delivering or to cover gaps that arose as we implemented the plan. we implemented the plan through 17 teams through helman and our two female engagement teams. this is actually just scrolling pictures. sometimes a picture says a thousand words and i don't want to take you down the whole history of a year but i wanted to talk to you about how we framed this plan. this plan was framed into 5 pillars and the 5 pillars were students and parents, we attempted to build buy in and assure safety among the students. there was lots of fear of reprisals. by sending your kids to school there was fear that the taliban was going to knock on your door and let you know that that wasn't allowed. previously the taliban had instituted a medrossas so their only forms of education were religious schools
to fresh food access for that community. as needs are discovered, oewd will use the tool s available. there are fixed resources available for community development work and the needs are great, whether they are streetscape improvements, ada improvements, grants for facade enhancements, small business loans or technical assistance. a holistic approach that addresses the diverse needs of merchants and neighborhoods is one that is going to be more likely to be successful and i know you will agree with me when i saw that we want our commercial corridors to be successful. access to healthy food is something that is important to all san franciscans and i want to express to you my commitment to addressing this need as part of the invest in neighborhoods initiative. thank you. >> i will ask the next question. and this is a question that is often posed to many of us frequently which is the fact that our city is facing a $4 billion retiree health care liability, mr. mayor, what is your administration doing to address this challenge? >> thank you, supervisor chiu and thank you for raising thi
, radio technology, even before the planning we didn't know what they had. it took us several planning opportunities and meetings to flush through some of that information and one of the biggest take aways for us, as a city we're required to have a tactical interoperatable communications plan. it describes how you interoperate in an emergency or an event within the city as well as regional partners. we don't have that with military and i think that's one of the biggest take aways, we need to really flesh out a document so we have captured who our contacts are, what technology they are going to bring to the table and start that initial planning from the get-go. we also had some technical challenges with land mobile radio. you know, we have the coverage issues, but we were stationed at the san francisco police department command van, i had some very sharp people there who were able to work through a lot of those interoperatability issues so a huge thank you to the police department and also the fire department and sheriff's department were also there able to provide us with otherality
cushioned vehicle ashore on the beach, landing helicopters at lake merced and working between us and the national guard, exercising the evacuation of casualties under the control and observation of the department of emergency management, and these are things that we can only really understand through exercise, through training and then figure out where the gaps are and what we need to do to smooth those out. i'll also reference lan wilder if i can. she said something that was pretty revealing. prior to yesterday and getting out on the beach and seeing us, her thinking was just to ride out the disaster. now she feels like she's in a position where she can do some strategic thinking and strategic planning, which is really an obligation for all of us in charge. as captain jones said earlier this morning, we do not know what this is going to look like and it's certainly not going to look like what we anticipate. but having us understand how to react and how to interact with each other will give us a basis upon which we can go forward and move hopefully very quickly to salvage what we
to use techniques that really were good ten years ago. for instance, you might go and draft a page where you use your keywords over and over and over again. ten, 15 years ago, that absolutely worked. today, two years from now, five years from now, these methods are antiquated. they do not work. the best thing to do is to focus on your contents. content king. >> george gill, ceo and founder of gims solutions management shared the importance of using analytics to focus limited resources on what actually works. >> if i am going to do search engine op tim zation to drive traffic to my site, what's going to be the one may trick that's going to prove that this is working to me? then you want to go into analytics and figure out how you can measure that. never do a thing online unless you are measuring it. if you are going to spend one penny and you are not measuring it, you are in the right place, las vegas. you might as well gamble. >> being intentional about everything you do online is also something mark senacola, president and ceo of banner view.com stresses. >> it is not just about digital
participation from city, civilian agencies from all around the region and all of us our fabulous united states military, the coast guard has been fabulous in providing assets to protect everybody out on the bay. it is one heck of a logistics program to get this whole program started and here we are the culmination of nearly a year of planning. we've had exercises, we've had lots of meetings down in san francisco up at the marines memorial, this is a fabulous program, we had a great medical exchange yesterday. senior leaders seminar third year in a row has gotten a lot of attention. we have a lot of new people who haven't been here for the past couple years, we have a lot of people who have been here for the last 3 years, and one of the major consistent people who has been behind this whole program is the chairman of the san francisco fleet week association, general -- major general mike myers who i'm going to ask to come up and make is remarks. >> thank you, lewis. when i accepted the responsibilities for organizing san francisco's fleet week, the guidance given to me by our honorary co-c
relationship managers use their expertise in global finance to guide you through the business strategies and opportunities of international commerce. we put our extended global network to work for a wide range of companies, from small businesses to major corporations. what can we do for you? >> the far right is on the march in greece. the leader of an extremist party tells newsnight about their rise in support among the guardians of the state. >> i think with what they are saying now, we have more than 60% at of them following us. >> she is the daughter of a former president. could she also be the daughter of a future one? we asked chelsea clinton it if her mother should to case shot at the top job. >> i hope that she will stay off an airplane for a while, and then i know that she will make whatever choice is for her. >> with the world's growing population demand for food has never been higher. it is the time of -- is the time of the cheap food over? hello. when extremists are on the rise in any society, it is the police who are meant to enforce the laws and keep order, but in greece tod
realtime facial recognition system that troops can use on the move. but first, the pentagon's new cyber strategy unveiled this month by defense secretary leon panetta makes it clear the u.s. military will take preemptive action if it detects a potential cyber attack that would kill americans or devastate american infrastructure. the aim is to make the threat of counterattack a powerful deterrent. is this the right cyber strategy for america? here with answers is irving la- chow the director of the program on u.s. national security in the information age at the the cent for new american security. irving welcome to the program. >> thank you very much. >> what's the importance of this statement especially at this time? >> i think secretary panetta had two goals in mind in issuing the statement. the first is a message to the adversaries around the world that the united states has the means and the will to defend itself. to take action if necessary, including preemptive action, and to respond if it should need to including by using cyber means. i think secretary panetta also intended this to
more edge more critical of obama. and he made good use of the night to make a few jokes and the fe points. >> mtt romney would ot have a beer. [laughter] gerri: they give f coming. great as always. what do think? should president obama apologize those killed in libya calling their death not optimal? a lot more stil come including the warning of your 401(k). another company goes bust taking taxpayer money with this happy couple used capital one venture miles for their "destination wedding." double miles you can "actually" use. but with those single mile travel cards... bridesmaid ] blacked out.. but i'm a bridesmaid. oh! "x" marks the spot she'll never sit. but i bought a dress! a toast... ...to the capital one venture card. fly any airline, any flight, anytime. double miles you can actually use. what a coincidence? what's in your wallet? [ all screaming ] watch the elbows ladies. gerri: just in case you rbor the believe government can do better things than the private sector. the massachusetts based solar company filed for bankruptcy but a localv station in michigan reported emplo
and enjoy whatever is on the written word. we have two special guests with us and we will ask you, and sandra, what is your book about. >> daisy's word, a children's back from ages 0 to 10, daisy loves words and keeps track of words in a green work book covered with poke ca dots and word lists that she accumulates and she is a character that kids can relate to and i wanted to write a book to do with the theme of words but not academic. it is fun and brings into literature a character that is all about language that i have fun with myself and i find exciting. >> deb ra, what is your book about. >> my book is called spirit in nature teaching judiasm and ecology on the trail, it is a book to be used outside. when we wrote it in the cover, we said we hope it gets messy and full of the earth of leaves and grasses. i co-authored the book for jewish educators that did not know about nature and wanted to take kids outside and for naturalists that didn't know about judiasm, either type of person could pick up the book and take people outside and teach people on jewish themes. >> what i thi
at her credibility on these things. and that was so dramatic that we don't like people to lie to us. this is about as close as a presidential candidate obama, looking to let democrats come to say she lied to us. i think that undermines what is going on. who else is pushing it is important. if you have a candidate who is in sioux falls, south dakota and they've been on the campaign trail all day, they're exhausted. they've made 12 different stops and to be here in oklahoma city, we kind of pass that off and say doesn't make a great deal of difference who they are or what they think they are at the appointed time. >> host: gary hart. >> guest: okay, gary hart created the original set of challenging people in the media. i think most people in the media knew that he ran around a bit, but rather than just letting it go, we have to remember we are out of time with the media to look into that so carefully. there is a backstage area. one of the problems we have today's politicians have no backstage area. whatever they do, wherever it is as real as that. ballot to be covered. that wasn't the
best of all, booktv talk to reyna grande about her memoir, "the distance between us." in the book she talks about her experience growing up in mexico without her parents immigrated to the united states illegally to find work. this is about half an hour. >> host: reyna grande, what is [speaking in spanish] >> guest: [speaking in spanish] the way i grew up knowing [speaking in spanish] was a reference to the united states. but to me, because i grew up in this hometown surrounded by mountains and i didn't know where the united states was, to me it was the other side of the mountain. during that time that my parents were gone, working here in the u.s., i would look at the mountains and think my parents were on the other side of those mountains. post a word as you grow up -- which is where we borne? >> guest: i was born in mexico and a little town that nobody has heard of. but when i mentioned, it is three hours away. >> host: when did your parents come to the united states? how old were you? >> guest: my father came in 1877 when i was two years old and he sent for another three years late
that enables us to improve our cities and make them a better place to live and less polluted place to live, as may it in transportation, management of energy, in san francisco and in paris, there are innovations that are certainly ahead of many other cities in the world and i want to learn from san francisco and of course paris is there for the san francisco team, may it be a development of electric transportation or automobiles or [inaudible] or the reuse of energy of heat to heat private buildings or public building by using waste water, i explained to mayor lee that a couple of years now, i worked with bill clinton on the isolation of public buildings and specifically schools so that every year, we could renovate 100 schools in paris and the children are in heated rooms but where we don't waste energy. these are subjects on which we have a lot of common ambition and where we'd like to exchange our dynamic efforts between san francisco and paris. but what would be a cooperation between san francisco and paris without culture? in san francisco, there's so much talent, so much genius, so m
favorite lines mike just used is this measure is about consolidating from 8 reservoirs to 7. another way to say that is to say this is about draining one of them, the hetch hetchy valley. have other studies said this is feasible? sure, just like tearing down city hall or knocking down the golden gate bridge, that's possible but not feasible. we're not going to spend 3 billion dollars to tear down the hetch hetchy dam. let's not forget, we are also stewards for two dozen cities in the peninsula. over 2 million californians benefit from the foresight of our forefathers almost 100 years ago in building hetch hetchy. while the rest of the state is tying themselves up in knots trying to figure out where to get their water. not only did we have the type of water storage hetch hetchy provides, not only today but in the future, we are in a solid place. and to spend this kind of money, and let's just talk about the $8 million dollars, i think that's one thing we can agree on. this calls for us to spend $8 million dollars. in my own district, out at like merced, we're taking that amount of
. >> thank you for joiningng us for a look a business and finance in the washington regioion, and one area in the news this week, prince george's county. we wilsit down with county executive rushern baker, but first we crossed the potomac where the race is in its final seat ands closely wated across t countntry. last week we spoke to former governor george allen. this week, democrat tim kaine on taxes, jobs, and how to grow the economy. >> thank you for joining us. the same question that i asked senator george allen, an issue that weigh the minds of many -- automatic spending cuts tt are scheduled to take place in january. youut forthth a detailed proposal. tell us what that plan is. >> i will. we are only here because off congress not been able to work together. i put a plan on the table get rid of $1 trillion of cuts by doing e following. we have to make a decision about the bush tax cuts. they expire year-end. i would let them expire for over $500,00000 in income. we need compromise. making them permanent would bust the deficit whiter. let's find a compromise budget wider. but signed a
think marriage solves gun violence? we are women and you will hear us vote. a race talk that asks if talking about race really helps at all. it's a complex world out there. we need someone to lead it. >>> good morning. i'm melissa harris-perry. at approximately 6:15 a.m. eastern time, former u.s. senator george mcgovern passed away while in hospice in sioux falls, south dakota. he was 90 years old. an early opponent of the vietnam war he was, the nominee for president in 1972 for democrats. he lost in a landslide election to republican richard nixon. in a statement, the mcgovern family said "we are blessed to know that our father lived a long, successful and productive life. advocating for the hungry, fighting for peace." mcgovern long will be remembered for his unwavering opposition to war and war is where we begin this morning. today we're taking you back to june 28th, 1914. yes. june 28, 1914. that was the day that a foreign emissary was assassinated while on a diplomatic mission in sarajevo. that set off a chain of events that led to the largest global conflict the world had e
. as i look back to my experience with the 2003-2007 fires, the one that stands out to me is the use and integration of helicopters. i can remember after the 2003 helicopters doing a field hearing with duncan hunter about the integration of helicopters and how better to integrate them. there's been a lot of discussion about that but do you feel we're ready this year and we are able to integrate those capabilities not only from a command control perspective but from a communications perspective for this fire season? anyone want to elaborate on that? >> can you hear me? okay, perfect. yes, we feel we're confident that we have, the bottom line is any aviator knows safety is paramount. we greatly respect navy, marine corps and guard safety policy. cal fire has an aviation policy as well. we work cooperatively with the agencies here at the table to ensure when we are engaged in an aerial fire fighting event we are working within each other's policies. we have trained in a work around, we can do close air support with navy and marine corps aircraft, with the current system we have.
. there are no government requirements for us to understand these chemicals. we have a lot of information about some of them. most of them have never been -- the combined mixtures of a developing teenager saying day after day year after year. there is a lot we don't know. what do know there is a tremendous amount of scientific evidence that showing low doses of chemical exposures can interfere with hormones, change the way our genomes for diseases that come down the long. most important time of development in the womb, teenagers developing. we also know that disease chronic disease is meaning chemicals are on the rise, breast cancers. who knows a young cancer or family member that has breast cancer, infertilities, testicular cancer. there is a lot of evidence showing environmental pollutants are part of the reason. so we see that there is a lot of cause for concerns and the trends um, cause us to look at these chemicals and say what is going on here. we know from the science that chemicals are ending up where they are not supposed to be and that is inside of our bodies. scientists can measure the chemicals
because it allows us to demonstrate all of the different companies going on here. in fact,, we have a website that i want to drive everybody to that will explain and list all of the activities for innovation month. and that is innovatesf.com if you go to that website, you will learn of all the activities. we have joined with with the summit team and ability to have these meetings and these conferences in a festival kind of way throughout the month. >> think of open cosf as open tech in san francisco. people sign up on the website and they will get to go to open house at any tech company we're signing up probably 40-50 companies. anybody can walk into zinga? >> you have to sign up, because we can't have too many people, but it's a way of people in san francisco -- >> it's a festival? >> to go visit the actual company. >> that is great. no way, not that i have anything to do with tech crunch anymore, but no way i would want people randomly walking into tech crunch, . >> it's a great open house and to kick it off, we have got a start-up map that we're launching. >> we have a
even you would admit it was not the optimal response, at least to the american people as far as us all being on the same page. >> here's what i'll say. >> yep. >> if four americans get killed, it's not optimal. we are going fix it. all of it. and what happens during the course of the presidency is that the government is a big operation. at any given time, something screws up and you make sure that you find out what is broken and you fix it. >> information coming out about the attacks is no less confusing now. several reports seem to correspond ob rate thorly accounts of the attack. an account, i should note, they have since distanced themselves from. adding a twist to the story, friday, anonymous officials accused the chairman of the house of endangering several libyans who have been working with the u.s. by not giving their names when he released 166 pages unclassified libya documents. heading tomorrow night's foreign policy debate are, i have to say, more confusing to me as a consumer of news than they have ever been. we talked about this early on. i will put myself in the category o
for many students of -- middle school. there were any other passenger who wants to use that particular line,ijcayi>> chairman nolan: thank you. >> wilson habib. he's the last person who has turned in a speaker card. >> good afternoon, ladies and gentlemen. i know that whatever i say, it is not going to change your mi mind. but i've been serving san francisco for the last more than 10 years. i've been taking people to hospitals, i've been taking people to, you know, your family, your family members, to whatever they want to go. proudly serving the san francisco for more than 10 years. but in return, what i've been waiting -- the waiting list more than eight years. in return what i got is nothing. we offer mta more than the company -- what the company offered. i don't know
, the streets, cars, we have this oasis of a natural environment. it reminds us of what san francisco initially was. >> this is a section for dogs and plenty of parking. transit is available to get you there easily. and the part is ada -- park is ada accessible. there is also a natural lake. this is your chance to stroll and let the kids run free. it also has many birds to watch. it is the place to find some solitude from the city and appreciate what you share with a wonderful breath of fresh air. , an experienced this park and enjoy the peoples, picnics, and sunshine. this is a lovely place to take a stroll with your loved one hand in hand. located in the middle of pacific heights on top of a hill, lafayette park offers a great square a of a peaceful beauty. large trees border greenery. it features tables and benches, a playground, restaurants, and tennis courts. there are plenty of areas for football, frisbee, and picnics. it is very much a couple's part and there are a multitude of experiences you can have together. bring your dog and watch the mean go with the community or just picnic at o
and convinced they do well because they love us. thus was born in the book 50 things liberals love to hate. i hope you enjoy it. >> thanks for coming out tonight. my name is chris this is brian weir founders of the canada party. we wrote a book. i will go a quick introduction. we're here from vancouver and brian is a candidate to give the system speech. will read some chapters in may due q&a then you can make noise and by us beers. [laughter] we are from vancouver. we started to realize b-1 to to get into political humor with short films in comedy and journalism but we do have television and canada. so we were watching the conventions but over the past two years everyone announcing the candidacy for the presidency of the united states we have seen york can it is and frankly they scare the shipped out of us. so we were running candidate to be the president. not brian, the canadian government but the people we love our big brother. we are here to help. we did a campaign video in january. it went by role. with media tv it -- to be around the world so we took off with another couple of
general. when it comes to robocalls, indiana as another unique experience. we have banned the use of auto- dialers since 1988 recognizing the growing opportunities for scams. we have even banned the political calls. that has engaged a number of legal challenges, as you might have guessed. it has been successful up through the courts and the supreme court of india and that successfully arguing that the rights to privacy trump a political free speech to blast out tens of thousands of calls to hoosiers. it is subject to a federal case we want at the district court that is now in the seventh circuit court of appeals. i think there is opportunities there that indiana and other states have shown to have stricter do not call and no boat rolled -- and no robocalling options. some of the current work will again be subject to additional challenges and we look forward to many more days in court. [laughter] >> thank you, let's shift gears and talk about targeting. how do you identify entities you might choose to sue or investigate? what do you know about complaint volumes and trending? let's stay wit
are obviously pretty busy in an ongoing tactical situation and don't have time to call us at the moment, but i can tell you a little bit about our community, if you're interested. >> i am, of course, and i was just going to say that it's a given they wouldn't necessarily call you first, but do, tell us about the community. >> well, the community is probably one of the more aft affluent community suburbs in the area. it's a highly desired place to live with great schools, et cetera. where the shooting took place is in a large retail commercial corridor. in fact, it's probably one of the largest in southeast wisconsin, so the city of brookfield population is about 38,000, but with this commercial corridor, we almost triple that in population in daytime hours with transients who come to shop in the area and so forth. so although we are typical sleepy suburban area because of the commercial corridor, it invites in a lot of other people which has been to the benefit of the community but then also it, you know, creates situations like this. not to say that this happens on a regular basis, because ce
fear the government is responsible. they use every opportunity to insult us. >> turkey's sunni prime minister called the alawis his -- >> there is only one place for muslims to go and pray. that is the mosque. i don't have anything against their cultural centers. they create divisions in society. >> the idea of men and women dancing together is unimaginable to some muslims. they sing songs and recite poetry while worshiping. their perspective is humanistic and less dogmatic. they worship the son-in-law of the profit mohammad. men and women are symbolically equal, which they show by watching each other's hands. -- washing each other's hands. >> the creator made a man and woman out of a drop of water. if that is how he sough why shouldn't reat them equally? >> for sunnis, such an immense amount to heresy. they generally keep their traditions and songs to themselves. the syrian dictator is part of a related sect. >> if there is a dictatorship, the people should get rid of it. it is not the business of oth cotrieso get involved. we have seen what has happened in the so-called arab spring
a blank stare. then they got one. you used it. let's do our best. how are you disrupting the real estate industry? >> well, there is a few things we do. we publish all the information so we got access to the databases that real estate agents use and put it all online so consumers can see it, and then we hired our own real estate agents and paid them to put the customer first. >> they are your employees. we are not paying them a commission. >> that's the crazy part. we started as a software company and decided that if we really wanted to change the game, we had to hire our own agents, so today we have 300 or 400 agents all across the country and the idea is that they're paid a customer satisfaction bonus so that if you're happy, they make money, and if you're not, they don't. that allows us not only to have the digital part of the experience be really revolutionary but also the service part. the question we had when we starred the business, i am not the founder, i am just the ceo, but when we had to decide what we wanted to do with this business, we could turn over leads to traditional re
before. this is what we used his inheritance for. this lead to the polio vaccine. this is one person who reveres him. suzie. she was born with clubbed feet. it's now for spinal diseases. these were men put to work. you could go to a library and check out toys. these are three themes i identified. beauty, permanence. this is a minor's wife. she doesn't look like a dorothy lang photographer. i am sure she felt better. these are stair cases in new deal buildings. part of the idea, i think this is really an expression of the old arts and crafts movement, which elnor roosevelt was part it. this was a janitor, once he checked me out, he said, come on in, i have to show you something. there was a beautiful wood laid mosaic. this is a marble mosai c. this is at the national zoo. and there's the beautiful rock work. they didn't build porto potties. this is a restroom in yosemite. we discovered these above phoenix. then there's art work which celebrates people doing ordinary but indispensable stuff. this is up at timber line lodge. they were not used to seeing them or getting classes in journalis
fox news sunday is next. join us back tonight at 6:00 for the latest news and weather. have a great day. >> see you then. captions by: caption colorado, llc. (800)775-7838. email: comments@captioncolorado.com >> chr: i'm s wallace, t sprint to election day begins with the final presidential debate. ♪ >> chris: as obama and romney face off one last time, on foreign policy, we'll have our own debate. on the terror strike in libya, the upheaval in syria, and, iran's nuclear ambitions. democratic senator dick durbin, versus republican lindsay graham. durbin and graham, only, on fox news sunday. then, it has been a rollercoaster ride in the polls. we'll talk numbers with the man in charge of gallup, the grand daddy of polling firms, editor-in-chief, frank you newport and we are down to the final 16 days of the campaign. we'll ask our sunday panel, what to expect, in the race to the finish line. and, from a tense debate, to laughs over dinner, it was quite a week on the trail. all, right now, on fox news sunday. ♪ >> chris: and, hello, again from fox news in washington. with just 16 d
ways, one, he'll limit the tax breaks. he'll spur economic growth because people can use that money that they'll save this taxes. it's not entirely clear how much economic growth that will produce. what is clear is that the measly 1.3% of economic growth that they achieved in the second quarter this year isn't enough to make up for the romney shortfall, and with the u.s. economy forecasted to grow by about 3% in 2013 and 2014, romney's plan, as attractive as it sounds, is in doubt. kevin hasseth is an economic adviser. kevin, romney's plan seems to assume that the simple act of lowering taxes will generate enough growth to raise the revenue to pay for the steep cost of those cuts. a lot of economists disagree with that notion, the classic chicken and egg scenario. i spoke with secretary larry m sumners a few weeks ago and he can't get it to work, either. >> the reality is that every expert that's looked at it has found that cutting taxes by 20% costs $5 trillion. >> let's just get down to this. we understand this there will be certain revenues that will come in, there will be cert
to renovate the african-american art and cultural complex. a lot of that money was used to do retrofit and i think a big part of what we have do as a city is to make sure we take care of our assets and facilities and make sure that we have and are communicating to people how they protect themselves and keep themselves safe and secure when an earthquake hits. and they may not have access to emergency services. i think the training that exists and that is being brought into many communities could really help us learn how to survive on our own, so that we're taking care of one another when that happens, but more importantly we need to ensure we're taking care of our assets. >> thank you. >> there are a number of strategies of one fully funding our firefighters are our first-responders and the fires that result from the earthquake is often just, as much as a threat to our public safety as the earthquakes themselves. seismic safety is a huge issue and i think we need to continue to take issue around that in san francisco. public education is a huge issue as well. they say sometimes we hav
. they ask maryland voter whether they share a ballot on that and he was supposed to join us yesterday morning to talk about the results. >> let's get to the numbers that came on the. the poll on gambling. >> right. >> came out this moring and let's look at the numbers on the screen and what are your thoughts on about this and where the state stand now on gambling in. >> it's a statistical dead hot. among lightly voters have the nose -- and the margin of error and it's a dead heat among registered voters and this is looks like it's going to go to the wire and this would add table games like craps and roulette and black jack in addition to the video slots and gave they have, and that isals a sixth casino in prince georges county and to the five authorized. what is interesting interest the -- about the results is four years ago, the state voted to have gambling in the first place and it passed overwhelmingly with 58% of the vote that that is the question. some people think there are a number of factors and some are disgusted with all of the ads. i think that some feel the mean hasn't go
the issues with a debate of our own, dick durbin, the number 2 democrat in the senate joins us from his home state of illinois and a top republican on foreign policy, senator lindsay graham, is in his home state, of south carolina. sers, let's start with breaking news, a report in today's "new york times," that iran and the u.s. have agreed in principle to one on one talks about iran's nuclear programs and the white house said late last night they had not agreed to talks but the u.s., the administration, is open to the idea. senator graham, let me start with you. what do you think of one-on-one talks with iran, and what do you make of the timing of this coming out two weeks before the election? >> well, i think the iranians are trying to take advantage of our election cycle, to continue to talk. as we talk with the iranians, whether it is bilaterally or unilateral unilaterally, they continue to enrich and the vice president and the president said we will do nothing without coordinating with israel. so we've talked with them in moscow and talk with them in baghdad and they continue to enrich,
have two people campaigning around the country accusing us of covering something up. >> bret: but in the vice presidential debate itself, the moderator makes libya her first question. >> wasn't this some massive intelligence failure. >> it was a tragedy. we will get to the bottom of it. mistakes that were made will not be made again. >> what we are watching is unraveling of the obama foreign policy. >> they wanted more security there. >> we were told -- we did not though they wanted more security there. >> biden not only places the blame squarely on the state department and intelligence community, but he also seems to flatly contradict what state department officials have said under oath. that sends the administration back-pedaling the next day. >> what the vice president said. >> we pachbtd more security there. >> he was never briefed more security was needed. >> clearly the white house, they are playing under that. >> commentator mark stein has wrote about it for years. >> they have the intelligence community. they got the state under under there. >> ambassador can you spea
was the identification of the lead federal agency for us. it was u.s. aid. what they provided for us was an avenue for funding. for direct contact with the government of japan. direct contact with the u.s. embassy. what that does, it helps to establish policy and guidance. for those who are looking at ways to now think of these sorts of operations as case studies in which you can test your ideas with the state of california and how you would respond, i would strongly endorsed that you look at policy and guidance. that is something that cannot be assumed away. as you go from the local level to the municipal level, then the state level, and where you plug in with the federal government, this for assumption that we are on the same page and working off the same set of standards is something on which i reach out. to the extent that we were dealing with a contaminated, radiological environment, it was important to have a nuclear regulatory commission. it plugged into the washington, dc environment. the technical expertise that resided in the department of energy. working closely with the government of j
of preparation. so the word is getting out. seattle invited us to come up and talk to them about incorporating that, this program, into their fleet week. so the word is getting out. i'd like to tell you just a story that i've told before to some of you but it relates very much to the next panel that we have here. back in april of 1992, i was commanding the first marine division and we had been to the gulf war and we had a lot of parades and we were feeling pretty good about things and on 30 april, 1992, the results of the rodney king trial were announced. two days later, we found the first marine division deployed to compton and watts and one of the most horrific sights i'd ever seen. it was the largest riot in u.s. history. 3,000 people were injured, 60 people were killed, and we actually ended up at one point in time having to use live ammunition. but once we did, the bloods and the krips and the gangs there realized we were serious. the reason we got involved is because they learned none of the police departments within los angeles could talk to each other on their communications gear.
thoughts on this particular program and on this mission because it is going to take all of us if the big one happens. so, if i can start with you, vice admiral beaman, if there is anything you'd like to impart, sir. >> actually, i have 37 things i'd like to talk about, but knowing we are the last thing between you and the refreshments in the back, i'll limit it to one. and michelle gedess brought it up earlier today. it's been characterized a couple different ways. vice admiral breckenridge asked if there are any gaps that we've discovered. i would say in a denied environment, it's something we in the military are looking and training to on a daily basis. but in terms of communications, in a denied environment -- and it's not through any particular act that's denying us other than whatever destruction is a resultant of the disaster that hit. and i think that's where we really have work to do. i think next year's table top exercise, if it addressed that or the drill itself went after that, i think we would stand to learn a lot. some of it wouldn't be pleasant, but better to learn it now t
on facebook, twitter, and nbc.com. join in on the conversation and use the hash tag dctalks. until then you will not hear or see much from president obama or mitt romney. until then you can hear from their running mates. the debate tomorrow will be on foreign policy. republican vice president paul ryan and vice president joe biden will be on the campaign trail, also ann romney is on the trail. president obama will visit many states including virginia this week. >> the commonwealth is just one of the handful of states that are a toss up. earlier this morning, david gregory joined us and said you can expect to see more of those visits in the coming weeks. >> this really becomes the fight down the stretch here in some of these key states like our own he in virginia where the obama campaign believes women voter wills be critical in their turn out to win the state of virginia. >> and you can hear more about the campaign just ahead on meet the press. david will be joined by rob portman and marco rubio, and david actixlerod. >> tomorrow the candidates will likely discuss u.s. relations with iran.
as a rooftop schneider when the u.s. commandos rescued the captured g.i. jessica lynch. katie is glen's sister. >> in libya, he went there to collect weapon tas were left over from the war. in any small country, when something happens, you know, these guys will be called in for backup. it wasn't his job to answer the call. >> he worked for a little flown security firm according to the testimony hired based on expendency. katie told me how glen, civilian, nevertheless gave his life for his country. >> he was not there working for the consulate. or for ambassadorsteistevens. >> just the fact that stevens came in from tripoli and there wasn't enough security. >> that night, my belief was it was the fact that nearby, anybody and everybody was nearby called in for support. >> according to the various sources this is five u.s. agents. four local men securing the compound. when the massive attack began. ambassador stevens and others were escort it to barricaded building in the compound. unable to penetrate it, frustrated intruders had diesel fuel, ig noting oily fire trapped inside and somehow separa
were killed in a spontaneous riot over an internet video. he does use the term terror but only in a general sense in context of the september 2001 terror attacks. >>. >> he gives an interview to 60 minutes shortly thereafter. he says nothing that has happened has made him second guess his policies since arab spring. >> i continued to be pretty certain there be bumps in the road. >> because nevada is battleground state. >> he leaves for a campaign trip to las vegas. >> the president of the united states did not postpone a campaign event even though we had been hit. >> i thought that was the biggest strategic mistake of the obama campaign. >> dana was press security in george bush's administration. she is now a fox news host. >> imagine if he would have said as commander in chief, it's important for me to stay back in the white house. how responsible. >> once he made a statement i'm not sure what he should have done. >> obviously to be in mourning for several days and not go about our daily business. >> hillary clinton suggests the attack was just a spontaneous demonstration abou
, 4:00 on the west coast. thanks so much for joining us. >>> lance armstrong is making a very public return to his charity. the embattled cyclist is expected to speak to participants in the live strong challenge. armstrong resigned as chairman of the charity last week and the appearance comes as he faces charges. arm strong is expected to speak next hour and we'll be sure to bring that to you. >>> to michigan now where a series of random shootings has police scrambling to find a suspect. more than a dozen incidents have been reported in three counties since tuesday, and while know one has been injured, police say there have been some, quote, very close calls. authorities believe the shooter has been firing from a car at other drivers. >>> the white house insists a report that it has agreed to direct nuclear talks with irans for the very first time is not true. the new york times says the agreement was the result of secret exchanges between iranian and american officials dating to the beginning of mr. obama's presidency. the white house denies that but says it is prepared to meet join
, even by the small number of people who used to engage. not that there's no one who engages. no that there are people in every community who aren't engaged. but my guess is they're a smaller percentage of people who are in the first stage of engagement, in second stage, backup, third stage, showing up for rallies and marchs, showing up in city council halls. half of democracy's showing up. those of you who are under 30 in this room, you can assail yourself as being a generation that doesn't show up. and you don't show up in part because you've grown up corporate without a fraction of the civic experience of people who were fighting the civil rights battle as students in the south and in other parts of the country, putting earth day on the map for environmental focus in april 1970, 1500 events around the country. and being embroiled in controversy over the vietnam war, student rights on campus, many other issues. those gave students experience. they came back, they talked to students who didn't go out with them, it was of an educational process. they had teach-ins. they didn'
to lead us and then we will have mayor lee up in a moment. >> thank you very much and it really is a privilege to be here with you today and to build on henry's comments and it's extraordinary that the grants across the country that were awarded to hud two of them are in the same state and it's more extraordinary that both of them are in the same city, san francisco so congratulations. [cheers and applause] so for context i just want to mention a few things and this is no news to all of you here in the room and the people standing up with me today, but today in america more than 10 million people are living in neighborhoods of concentrated poverty and limited investment and opportunities for themselves and their children, and we know that one of the most important factors in determining the economic and financial success of peoples whether or not a child grows up in those high poverty neighborhoods? a. the fact that we can predict health, education outcomes of children based on the zip code, where they live is really a tragedy and it's not something that we as americans want to
kingsley. >> present. >> commissioner oftus is in route. and with us tonight is the chief of please and the director of the fcc. >> thank you, and welcome to the september 19th. san francisco police commission meeting, please call line item number one. general public comment. >> the public is now welcome to address the commission on items that do not appear in the agenda but are in the subject matter of the commission. the speaker shall address to the commission as a whole and not to individual commission. under the police commission rules of order during the public comment, commissioners are not to respond to the public or make a right of response. the police and personnel should refrain from entering into discussions during the public comment. please limit your comment to three minutes. >> public comments? >> san francisco, open government. on the overhead, i sent you the copy of the constitution of the united states which i feels compels to bring this to a commission meeting. members of the public who are listening, this is a copy of the current agenda and as you see, there it sa
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